Katy Perry Is Forbes' 2018 Highest-Paid Woman in Music

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Katy Perry arrives at the amfAR Gala Los Angeles 2018 at Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on Oct. 18, 2018 in Beverly Hills, Calif.

Forbes unveiled its Highest-Paid Women in Music list for 2018 on Monday (Nov. 19), and Katy Perry claimed the No. 1 spot by accumulating $83 million between June 2017 and June 2018.

Much of the total earnings came from the singer's 80-date Witness tour, a direct parallel to when Perry topped the list in 2015 following her Prismatic tour. Taylor Swift came in second place with $80 million over the same period with her Reputation album and tour. Beyonce followed with $60 million. 

See the full list below.

1. Katy Perry ($83 million)
2. Taylor Swift ($80 million)
3. Beyoncé ($60 million)
4. Pink ($52 million)
5. Lady Gaga ($50 million)
6. Jennifer Lopez ($47 million)
7. Rihanna ($37.5 million)
8. Helene Fischer ($32 million)
9. Celine Dion ($31 million)
10. Britney Spears ($30 million) 


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